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Get Out! Get Dirty! Be Green!

One of the best ways that you can help the environment is participating in a community organized clean up or restoration project. Why is it one of the best ways to help the environment? It’s simple - when you mālama... Continue Reading →

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Many Minds, One University (MM1U) 2017 – 2018

Every year, the UH Office of Sustainability identifies a common focus around which UH communities are encouraged to structure class assignments and projects, as well as campus events and education. The theme for this academic year is WATER. In May 2017, SENCER (Science... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC weaves together three events for its annual Hoʻolauleʻa

On Wednesday, April 12 the Honolulu Community College campus combined three separate events to create one big Hoʻolauleʻa. The campus-wide celebration weaved together the Hawaiian culture, sustainable choices, career opportunities and community involvement. “Hoʻolauleʻa was joyful for so many members... Continue Reading →

Giving Back to the Campus

A few weeks ago English Instructor Conred 'Red' Maddox had his students work in the campus's dry land māla, Ka Māla 'o Niuhelewai, as a part of a service learning assignment. After the experience his students composed an essay outlining the... Continue Reading →

Turning Dirt into Green

Mahalo to Diesel instructor Bobby Salvatierra for sharing his story about how he involved his Diesel students in a sustainable beautification project!  View more photos at our Flickr gallery: https://flic.kr/s/aHskGQvj3U   Working at Honolulu Community College for over four years, I noticed that there has... Continue Reading →

Cabin2Couture partnership with Hawaiian Airlines

“I got a call from Hawaiian Airlines asking if we had any students or alumni that could do an upcycle challenge, and I thought, with what? Then they proceeded to explain that student designers would be given first and coach... Continue Reading →

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